9 places for autumn leaves viewing in Nagano that you don’t want to share
Feb 21, 2023
Matsumoto city is known for its most famous landmark, Matsumoto Castle. But what you might not know is that there are plenty of fun and interesting things to do in Matsumoto. Let’s see what this city has to offer!
Aug 03, 2022
Tokyo tower, Kiyomizu Temple, Mt Fuji, Hiroshima’ Atomic Bomb Dome, Hakone… Been there, done that? How about diving deep into Japan’s natural wonders in the Japanese Alps?
May 12, 2022
Nestled in the magnificent Japanese Alps, Kamikochi is one of Japan’s many must-visit destinations. Here are 7 stunning spots in Kamikochi to drop by next time you visit Japan.
May 11, 2022
Autumn or Winter... Still can’t decide in which season you want to visit Japan next year? Don’t worry; we can deliver both the majestic autumn leaves and snowy landscape all at once, here on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route!
Dec 16, 2020
The temperature is perfect, the leaves are turning into fiery colors – there’s nothing better than going out for an autumn hike. Karasawa Cirque is, definitely, one of the best autumn hikes in Nagano.
Nov 13, 2020
This sightseeing bus will bring you to discover “Narai-juku”, Japan’s longest post town, which has a 1 km-long townscape that looks as if you’ve slipped back in time to the Edo period. There are inns, souvenir shops, restaurants and more that make you feel the good old days, as well as museums, temples and other historic sights. It is a perfect one-day trip from Matsumoto!
Jun 09, 2020
Hidden amid the mountains and forests of Nagano’s neighboring prefectures Gifu and Toyama, you will find a unique remnant of Japanese history: The Historical Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama. Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, these villages should definitely be on your must-visit list when travelling through Japan!
Mar 06, 2020
Samurai – Japanese warriors who were skilled in military strategy and swordsmanship. They were known for their mastery of the sword, their fearlessness in battle and their code of honor called “bushido” which dictated their way of life. Although everyone in the world has probably heard of them, many may not be able to imagine what a samurai’s house is like.
Jan 24, 2020